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February 14, 2013

Labor played a key role in enabling the historic merger between US Airways and American, which will create the largest airline in the world. Gina Valentina in I Prude And Prejudice

In fact, the turning point in the merger effort may have come on April 20, 2012 when US Airways said it had gathered support from American’s three major unions for its effort to merge with American. The deal was first reported by TheStreet. Union backing became the key underpinning for the US Airways merger effort, initially opposed by AMR management.

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